CHAPTER 319c
COUNCIL ON MENTAL RETARDATION.
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Sec. 17a-283a. Moratorium on sale, lease or transfer of state property used for residential purposes by persons with mental retardation or psychiatric disabilities.

      Sec. 17a-283a. Moratorium on sale, lease or transfer of state property used for residential purposes by persons with mental retardation or psychiatric disabilities. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes concerning the sale, lease or transfer of real property by or on behalf of the state, during the period commencing on July 1, 2005, and ending on June 30, 2007, no state-owned real property that is being used for residential purposes by persons with mental retardation may be sold, leased or transferred by or on behalf of the state. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any agreement for the sale, lease or transfer of any state-owned property entered into before June 2, 2005.

      (b) Subsection (a) of this section shall only apply to any state-operated community-based residential facility, boarding house, group home or halfway house meeting the criteria set forth in subsection (a) of this section and occupied by persons with mental retardation, persons with psychiatric disabilities, alcohol-dependent persons or drug-dependent persons.

      (P.A. 01-154, S. 1, 5; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 01-4, S. 52, 58; P.A. 05-70, S. 1.)

      History: P.A. 01-154 effective July 6, 2001; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 01-4 amended Subsec. (a) by adding exception for transfers to the Department of Mental Retardation or the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for purposes of section, effective July 1, 2001; P.A. 05-70 amended Subsec. (a) to extend prohibition on sale, lease or transfer of state-owned property used for residential purposes for persons with mental retardation to June 30, 2007, to eliminate same prohibition for residences for persons with psychiatric disabilities, to eliminate prior exceptions to prohibition and to exclude agreements entered into before June 2, 2005, from provisions of subsection, effective June 2, 2005.

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